Shorter Waits in Our ER

If you have traveled outside the U.S. within the past 14 days, or to a community with broad outbreaks, or have come into contact with someone who has, AND are experiencing a fever, cough or shortness of breath, please call the Department of Health (DOH) at 1-855-600-3453

You can't predict when a medical emergency or urgency will happen, but you can be prepared. The Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center is proud to offer the only emergency department in the state that is 100% dedicated to cardiac care.

Our highly trained ER providers are ready and equipped to treat any cardiac emergency, including heart attacks, cardiac arrest and other heart-related emergencies. Our emergency department offers advanced surgical technology, including 24/7 cardiac catheterization labs and a broad range of vascular care.

Do you know the signs of heart attack?
Visit Know the Signs to learn more about recognizing the symptoms of a heart attack.

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 911 for immediate medical attention and request to be taken to the Heart Hospital of New Mexico.

Minutes Matter

If you choose to visit any one of our four convenient locations and have chest pain you may be stabilized and transferred to Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center. Most of our patients are seen by one of our emergency room providers in about 30 minutes or less. You can check our LIVE wait times here:

Hospital ER Wait Times

in minutes

  • Lovelace Medical Center 8
  • Lovelace Westside Hospital 29
  • Lovelace Women's Hospital 3
  • Heart Hospital of New Mexico 0

*Wait times are approximate, actual times may vary.